Gleiss Lutz

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Gleiss Lutz
Headquarters Stuttgart, Germany
No. of offices Seven
No. of lawyers Approximately 300
Major practice areas General practice
Key people Rainer Loges
(Managing Partner)
Revenue 159.6 million (2013/14)
Date founded 1949 (Stuttgart)

Gleiss Lutz Hootz Hirsch is a corporate law firm headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. It is one of Germany's largest law firms, with six offices in Germany, and one in Brussels.[1] The firm formerly had offices in Prague. It has the seventh largest number of Chambers-ranked lawyers in Germany.[2] Gleiss Lutz is a full-service corporate law firm, with a particular focus on private equity and corporate M&A.

The firm was founded on 1 April 1949 by Alfred Gleiss, a lawyer in Stuttgart.[3] In 1956 Helmuth Lutz joined the firm, shortly after the arrival of Christian Hootz and Martin Hirsch.


The firm has offices in:

  • Berlin
  • Brussels
  • Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Hamburg
  • Munich
  • Stuttgart